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CBJ holds hope to sell lot for housing

...the top priority."One huge need we talk about over and over and over again is housing," she said.Assemblyman Loren Jones agreed that many pieces of property downtown were potentially available for housing but were tied up out of the city's...
City public works committee advocates electric cars

...was recommended by Alec Mesdag, director of energy services for Alaska Electric Light and Power.Committee member Loren Jones said he would like to see stronger support from the city to "decrease (its) carbon footprint" and move forward collectively...
$1.2M to tear down Gastineau Apts.

...through eminent domain, although CBJ has waited to hear from interested parties before taking any action.Assemblyman Loren Jones asked if the city would owe the appraised value purchase price on top of the $1.2 million and said he preferred...
Empowered pool board remains on starting block

...proceed, with a suggestion by Mayor Sanford to forward the issue to the Human Resources Committee and Assembly Member Loren Jones asking what work the committee would be requested to do.The response was a lot more questions and concern at the rate...
Maintenance is top priority for city fund

...recommendations for 2016 and to wait before sending on the five-year spending plan in case amendments are needed. Assemblyman Loren Jones moved to forward the draft on to the Finance Committee with unanimous approval.? Contact reporter Stephanie Shor...
Assembly protests two liquor licenses

...meetings. "HRC did file a motion to continue to protest Seong's ... and NYT Inc.," Assemblyman and HRC liaison Loren Jones reported. "NYT has contacted (the) sales tax office but they have not filed any results from that so we'll continue...
Assembly blocks marijuana paperwork

...marijuana regulation during that session, and it remains unclear what the final results will look like.Assembly members Loren Jones and Mary Becker did not vote in favor of the amendment, but every other assembly member moved to approve it. It was...
Task force says no to empowered Treadwell board

...empowered board for the Douglas ice arena, even though the first draft of their proposal endorsed it.Task force chairman Loren Jones said the group's initial recommendations to the City and Borough of Juneau Assembly would need revision before the...
Final forum for public comment on Treadwell

...comment Tuesday, Nov. 25 at 5 p.m. in the Assembly Chambers at City Hall. The task force, led by Assembly member Loren Jones, is charged with the duty of planning a new management strategy for the Douglas ice rink. Task force members will...
Treadwell comment period skates to a close

...its management structure and if the current Eaglecrest Board should oversee the ice rink as well.Task force director Loren Jones explained the difference in empowered boards and enterprise boards to clear up ongoing confusion. An enterprise board...


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